Health, Wealth, and the Holidays Workshop Series

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Join N.C. Cooperative Extension agents from Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Mecklenburg, and Orange Counties for any or all of the following workshops this holiday season:

New Holiday Recipes – Thursday, November 19, 2020, at noon EST

Looking for new recipes to share at your holiday table? Join FCS agents Eleanor Frederick (Alamance County) and Tara Gregory (Chatham County) for a fun workshop full of cooking demonstrations and helpful information. We will show you how to make holiday recipes that are simple and delicious. Workshop attendees will receive an electronic copy of the recipes and many more. Cooks of all skill levels are welcome. Register online

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Holiday Tips and Tools for Money and Mental Stress – Thursday, December 3, 2020, at noon EST

As a participant of this workshop, you will learn how financial wellness can help you through the stress of holiday spending. Sonya Patterson, Extension Agent with N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caswell County Center, will be presenting. In the second half of this presentation, Kristin Davis, Extension Agent with N.C. Cooperative Extension, Mecklenburg County Center, will share practical tips for managing stress during the holidays. Participants will learn the definition and types of stress, how stress manifests in the body, and tools to thrive through the holiday season. Register online

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Holiday Gifts From the Kitchen – Thursday, December 10, 2020, at noon EST

Want to give gifts from the soul this holiday season? Join FCS agent, Ivelisse Colon (Orange County), for a hearty workshop about simple gifts from your kitchen. We will demonstrate how to make easy gifts and pack them to share with your loved ones without spending a fortune. Workshop attendees will receive an electronic copy of instructions for gifts and labels to use. Treat yourself and others this season! Register online

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